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Prof Michael Bourke

Professor Michael Bourke of the University of Sydney is Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at Westmead Hospital. He is previous Co-editor of Endoscopy (Journal of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2011-2019) and past Chairman of the Australian Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Association (2007-2009).

Michael is a world-renowned international authority in all facets of gastrointestinal endoscopy. Through scientific research, he has invented, pioneered, developed, and established key techniques in advanced therapeutic endoscopy. He has published over 350 peer-reviewed research papers, expert reviews and editorials with more than 12500 citations, in the leading Gastroenterology and Endoscopy journals.

Michael is the convenor of the Sydney International Endoscopy Symposium (2008-2023, He has been an invited speaker at more than 300 international conferences including all 5 continents, delivering numerous lectures and live Endoscopy demonstrations. He has received numerous Visiting Professorships, honours and awards including the GESA Distinguished Clinician Award for contributions to the specialty, research, and the society (2012), the Christopher Williams medal from British Society of Gastroenterology (2017), the GESA Distinguished Researcher Prize (2019) and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Crystal award (2022).

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